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2018 Maryland Code
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 9 - Witnesses
Subtitle 2 - Attendance and Pay
§ 9-205. Depriving witnesses of employment; penalty
Universal Citation: MD Cts & Jud Pro Code § 9-205 (2018)
(a) In general. -- An employer may not deprive an employee of the employee's job solely because of job time lost by the employee as a result of:
(1) The employee's response to a subpoena requiring the employee to appear as a witness in any civil or criminal proceeding, including discovery proceedings; or
(2) The employee's attendance at a proceeding that the employee has a right to attend under § 11-102 or § 11-302 of the Criminal Procedure Article, or under § 3-8A-13 of this article.
(b) Penalty. -- An employer that violates subsection (a) of this section may be fined not more than $ 1,000.
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